YOUNG, Isaac Daniel, (1849 - 1927)


YOUNG, Isaac Daniel, a Representative from Kansas; born near Pleasantville, Marion County, Iowa, on March 29, 1849; attended high school and Oskaloosa College in Iowa; began teaching at the age of fifteen and continued in that profession for ten years; moved to Mitchell County, Kans., in 1874 and settled on a homestead in Turkey Creek Township; engaged in agricultural pursuits for eleven years; superintendent of public instruction of Mitchell County, Kans., 1876-1880; member of the State senate 1884-1888; moved to Beloit, Kans., in 1885; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1889 and commenced practice in Beloit, Kans.; again a member of the State senate 1904-1908; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second Congress (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1913); unsuccessful for reelection in 1912; resumed the practice of law in Beloit, Kans., until his death December 10, 1927; interment in Elmwood Cemetery.